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Coat

ca. 1948 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Ladies coat of beige gaberdine fitted to the figure, and with a six-button double-breasted fastening, wide lapels and square-flapped pockets set just below the waist. The back skirt has two curved seams from waist to hem suggesting coat-tails. All of the seams are channel seamed. The sleeves are long and plain trimmed only with a double line of machine stitching. The buttons are plain bone, and the lining is of brown silk.


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Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Gaberdine, bone, lined with silk
Brief Description
Ladies fitted coat of gaberdine, designed by Charles Creed, England, ca. 1948
Physical Description
Ladies coat of beige gaberdine fitted to the figure, and with a six-button double-breasted fastening, wide lapels and square-flapped pockets set just below the waist. The back skirt has two curved seams from waist to hem suggesting coat-tails. All of the seams are channel seamed. The sleeves are long and plain trimmed only with a double line of machine stitching. The buttons are plain bone, and the lining is of brown silk.
Marks and Inscriptions
'CREED / LONDON / MADE IN ENGLAND' (Machine-embroidered label in black and white, stitched at the centre back of the neck under a custom seal attached to the hanging tape)
Credit line
Given by Charles Creed
Collection
Accession Number
T.59-1966

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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